Wavvy Wednesday Vol. 12
Eskeerdo Releases Video for No I.D. Produced "Manolo" Although you might not have heard of Eskeerdo yet, you've definitely heard some of the songs he's been involved with. Hefty with the pad and pen, the Cuban-American rapper was helped write songs for A-Listers such as Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa and Big Sean, for whom he contributed his talents towards a number of tracks on the rapper's Hall Of Fame album.
Today, Eskeerdo comes through with a hard-hitting storytelling track based around a "helluva drug", as Rick James would say:
The song is produced by No I.D. and Infamous, the former of which is a frequent collaborator of Eskeerdo.
Beach House Drop "Sparks", The First Single Off Of Depression Cherry
While Beach House have been very prominent in touring these past few years, the absence of new music certainly went noticed by Indie-heads everywhere. Fear not, Beach House lovers...they're back!
After announcing a new album titled Depression Cherry along with a companioning world tour in late May, the band return with a new single titled "Sparks":
With the release of the single, it is clear that Beach House aren't planning on shying away for their signature "Dream-Pop" sound anytime soon. Click here to see if the band will be stopping in your city during their upcoming tour.
Dillon Francis Heats Things Up On "Bruk Bruk"
When we interviewed Dillon Francis back in November, he revealed that he was working on a Moombahton EP that was to be released in 2015. Well, looks like Dillon has kept his word, having announced #THISMIXTAPEISFIRE, which is set to be released in August.
Aside from announcing the EP, Dillon also shared a track off the project titled "Bruk Bruk":
One noticeable detail about the EP's tracklist is that every single song aside from "Bruk Bruk" is a collaboration. These guests are Skrillex (which Dillon mentioned during our interview), James Hersey, Bro Safari, Calvin Harris, a Party Favor remix of “I Can’t Take It" and a track with our buddies Chromeo titled "Lies". Check out Dillon sharing more info about the EP to us below:
Mark Ronson Brings Out Big Guests for Special "Uptown Funk" Performance
No Bruno Mars? No problem! While Kanye West's Glastonbury performance may have been the most talked about, English hit-maker Mark Ronson appropriately funked up his crowd on the opening night of the festival. As if closing his set with the year's biggest song wasn't enough, Ronson surprised the attendees with 3 legendary guest appearances: Grandmaster Flash, Mary J. Blige and the man "without whom "Uptown Funk" would just be plain old "Uptown"", George Clinton:
Ronson is no stranger to working with the greats. His new album, Uptown Special featured not one but two appearances by Stevie Wonder on harmonica.